Variety reporters Dave McNary and David S. Cohen received a Maggie award for Best Feature Article in recognition of their 2013 profile of GRAVITY director Alfonso Cuaron
A frame from BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S: “There was once a very lovely, very frightened girl. She lived alone except for a nameless cat,” from George Axelrod’s screenplay adaptation of Truman Capote’s book
Bosses gloat over exorbitant movie profits while visual-effects makers subsist on cheap instant noodles, in a mordant editorial cartoon by visual-effects artist Jesse Mesa Toves, which responds to projections that Hollywood profits may reach $12 billion in 2014
Academy Award contenders from 13 European countries will be screened in Beverly Hills (Los Angeles) for Academy members, film professionals, and American Film Market (AFM) attendees. The industry screenings — which are hosted by European Film Promotion — will run from 2010 November 3 to November 10, coinciding with the AFM. Cinema Minima’s guide to the screenings includes the complete schedule, and is indexed by country and by title.
Do the releases of “director’s cuts” send a bad message to audiences — that any theatrical release is deficient — that the best version of a movie would have been held back for a later, “special edition”? Plus — How the fashion for continuity editing killed voiceover narration.
Two books tell histories of innovation in Hollywood but reach very different conclusions. The story of Hollywood is a story of successful technical innovation Inventing the Movies a new book by journalist Scott Kirsner, advances this thesis: “From Edison to the iPod, from the Warner Brothers to George Lucas, the story of how the movies […]
Despite the rise of Hollywood activism, the image of Africa has changed little